MCC World of Music Concert on April 26 ~ John Ferrillo, Elizabeth Ostling, William Rounds, and Carmen Rodrigquez-Peralta

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A World of Music, Middlesex Community College’s 2019 spring concert series, continues with “Chamber Music for Oboe, Flute, Cello and Piano,” in two performances: 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the MCC Concert Hall on the Bedford campus, 591 Springs Road; and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the Academic Arts Center Recital Hall on the Lowell campus, 240 Central St. Featured performers are (clockwise, starting at top left): the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Elizabeth Ostling (flute) and John Ferrillo (oboe), with MCC faculty member Carmen Rodriguez-Peralta (piano), and William Rounds (cello). Both concerts are free and open to the public.

A World of Music, Middlesex Community College’s 2019 spring concert series, continues with two performances of  Chamber Music for Oboe, Flute, Cello and Piano, featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s John Ferrillo (oboe) and Elizabeth Ostling (flute), with William Rounds, cello, and MCC faculty member Carmen Rodriguez-Peralta, piano.

Both concerts – one in Bedford, one in Lowell — are free and open to the public:

8 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the MCC Concert Hall on the Bedford campus, 591 Springs Road; and
3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the Academic Arts Center Recital Hall on the Lowell campus, 240 Central St.

Works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aaron Copland, Olivier Messiaen, Maurice Ravel, and Philippe Gaubert will be performed.

Ferrillo, who grew up in Bedford and graduated from Bedford High School, joined the BSO as principal oboe at the start of the 2001 Tanglewood season, having appeared with the orchestra several times as a guest performer.

Ostling joined the BSO as assistant principal flute in September 1994 and was named associate principal flute starting with the 1997-98 season.

Cellist Rounds is a member of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and the Portland Symphony Orchestra; she and frequently plays with the BSO.

Rodriguez-Peralta, a Professor of Music at Middlesex and coordinator of MCC’s Music Program, has appeared as a solo pianist throughout the United States and Peru.

Other A World of Music spring concerts include an MCC Student Recital, at 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 6; and “Music for Classical Guitars and Violin,” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10. Both concerts will be held in the MCC Concert Hall on the Bedford campus.

For more information, contact Carmen Rodriguez-Peralta, director of A World of Music, at 781-280-3923 or peraltac@middlesex.mass.edu. For directions to campus, visit: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/transportation/directions

To see video clips of previous MCC concerts, visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/MCCmusicOnline2

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